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PLEASE help with some History multiple choice questions...?

Postby macquaid35 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:01 pm

53. What was the significance of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education?
(Points : 3)
Public school choice was no longer legal.

"Separate but equal" schools were inherently unequal and unconstitutional.

The principle of "separate but equal" schools was acceptable.

School curriculum must include information on the civil rights movement.



54. What event preceded the Cuban Missile Crisis?
(Points : 3)
a thwarted invasion off the coast of Florida to invade the United States

a direct Soviet threat on the United States

Fidel Castro's request for U.S. aid

an invasion at the Bay of Pigs to attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro



55. What was the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
(Points : 3)
An unplanned explosion in Caribbean waters scared all nations into limiting nuclear power.

The Soviet Union removed its missiles from Cuba and the United States agreed to remove its missiles from Turkey.

The United States agreed that it was up to the Cuban government to allow the missiles or not.

The United Nations intervened and achieved successful negotiations with all parties.



56. What theory did four U.S. presidents use to justify U.S. participation in the Vietnam War?
(Points : 3)
monopoly theory

solitary confinement

domino theory

bridge against communism



57. What was the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
(Points : 3)
a military measure that supported the actions of Navy Seals in response to attacks in the Gulf of Tonkin

a congressional measure that allowed President Johnson to send troops to Vietnam without a formal declaration of war

an agreement by the nations of Southeast Asia that they would resist U.S. involvement in the area

a French promise to support U.S. action in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos



58. What objection to U.S. participation in the Vietnam War was made by doves?
(Points : 3)
Guerilla warfare was too dangerous.

Too many students were being drafted.

Defense expenditures were not high enough to win the war.

The United States was interfering in the civil war of another nation.



59. What 1968 event in Vietnam was a military victory for one side and a psychological victory for the other?
(Points : 3)
The Tet Offensive was a military victory for the North and a psychological victory for the South.

The fall of Saigon was a military victory for the North and a psychological victory for the South.

The Tet Offensive was a military victory for the South and a psychological victory for the North.

The fall of Saigon was a military victory for the South and a psychological victory for the South.



60. How did the Vietnam War eventually end?
(Points : 3)
with the fall of Hanoi in 1975

with the establishment of a demilitarized zone between the two countries

with the fall of Saigon in 1975

with a South Vietnamese victory that unified the country



61. What 1960s group opposed the traditional values of the establishment?
(Points : 3)
the counterculture

the draft dodgers

the religious right

the liberal left



62. What inspired gays and lesbians, American Indians, and Hispanics to organize and advocate for their civil rights during the 1960s?
(Points : 3)
the political achievements of the women's movement

television shows that featured them as leading characters

Minority Movements: A Handbook for Achieving Civil Rights

African American successes with their civil rights movement



63. Which is a federal agency established during the Nixon administration?
(Points : 3)
Environmental Protection Agency

Central Intelligence Agency

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Department of Homeland Security



64. Which president resigned before completing his term?
(Points : 3)
George W. Bush

Richard Nixon

Gerald Ford

Bill Clinton
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PLEASE help with some History multiple choice questions...?

Postby giulio » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:06 pm

Why don't you crack open you history book and find the answers yourself? These are easy questions, you should know them.
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